June 8, 2023

‘Sweeney Todd’ Review: Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford Shine in Broadway Revival

Up until about 10.45pm on Thursday evening, this critic thought he had seen the best coup de théâtre of this Broadway season at the end of A Doll’s House starring Jessica Chastain, in which her Nora walks out of her home and… well, it will still go unrevealed here in case any readers have bought

‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Will Show Looney Tunes Using Guns, Unlike HBO’s Revival Series

The upcoming Looney Tunes film Space Jam: A New Legacy will depict the iconic cartoon characters using guns, in contrast to their recent revival on HBO Max. The trailer for the new movie, a sequel to 1996’s Space Jam, shows a gag where Yosemite Sam uses his revolvers to shoot holes in a basketball. The scene presents…

Is American Christianity Witnessing a Revival?

If there’s one thing pastors constantly pray for, it’s a revival. Well, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center, published Tuesday, their prayers are being answered — right now. More than a quarter of Americans (27 percent) say they currently attend services at least once or twice a month, but did not […]

The Quiet Revolution: A RELIGIOUS REVIVAL in America

I have often mentioned the special role that religion, in the form of Biblical morality, plays in the history of the American political experiment. The Founding Fathers, under the influence of the British Enlightenment of the 18th century, understood the state and its nature to be the natural outgrowth of the nation as a whole. […]